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John Stuart Mill

Birthplace: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Cause of death: erysipelas
Place of Burial: Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Immediate Family:

Son of James Mill and Harriett Burrow Mill
Husband of Harriet Hardy Taylor Mill
Brother of Jane Stuart Mill Ferraboschi

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About John Stuart Mill

Biographical Summary

Mill, John Stuart. 20/05/1806-09/05/1873. Ref: 1058. Male.

  • Place of Birth: 13 Rodney Street, Pentonville, London.
  • Place of Death: Avignon, France.
  • Profession: Philosopher, Political Economist.
  • Appointments Held: Junior Clerk 1823, Examiner of Indian Correspondence 1856-7, India House; retired 1858 on dissolution of HEIC; Proprietor 1837-40, London Review; MP 1865-8, Westminster; Rector 1866, St Andrews University.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Edinburgh University.
  • Publications: "A System of Logic" 1843, " Principles of Political Economy" 1848,"On Liberty" 1859, etc. Many works on Political Economy.
  • Marital Status: Married (1850) Mrs Taylor d.1858.
  • Mother: Harriet Burrow.
  • Father: James Mill (1773-1836), Philosopher.
  • References: DNB 37, 1894, 390-9; Annual Register 1873, pt.2 139; Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 8, 1872-5, 259-73.
  • Memberships: Speculative Society.
  • Date of Election: 05/12/1864.
  • Proposers: Proposed by Council as Honorary British Fellow, 5/12/1864.
  • Fellow Type: HF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 645

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John Stuart Mill's Timeline

May 20, 1806
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Age 44
May 8, 1873
Age 66
Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France